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Carla Keehn

Carla Keehn

Keehn Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse, Probate, Elder Law
  • California
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Summary

Carla Keehn has been protecting the rights of others her entire life. Initially as an army officer, then as a public defender and federal prosecutor. Now she is focused on protecting the rights of individuals and their families who have been victims of nursing home abuse and neglect. 

Carla has decades of experience as a trial attorney in the public interest and has tried scores of cases to verdict. She was awarded the United States Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Southern District of California Leadership Award by the United States Attorney.

A native of Southern California, she has completed 26 marathons including the Boston Marathon. Carla has appeared in oral argument as lead counsel before both the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District and the United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.

Carla's mission is to hold the wrongdoers accountable and to protect her clients' legal rights and dignity. With her grit and compassion she zealously advocates on behalf of her clients.

Education
Princeton University
A.B. | History
Honors: Cum Laude
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University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. | Law
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Keehn Law
Current
Assistant U.S. Attorney
United States Department of Justice SDCA
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Law Professor
Thomas Jefferson School Of Law
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Trial Attorney
Us Department Of Justice, Environmental Crimes
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Deputy Public Defender
County Of San Diego
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Captain
California Army National Guard
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Captain
United States Army, JAGC
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1st Armored Division
Speaking Engagements
Equal Opportunity Issues , Professional Development Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law Course Evidence , California Evidence Course
Awards
Directors Award for Superior Performance
United States Department of Justice
Leadership Award
United States Attorney's Office
Professional Associations
Southwest Riverside Bar Association
Current
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San Diego Bar Association
Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section
Current
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California Lawyer’s Association for Trust and Estate and Elder Abuse Sections
Current
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California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Current
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Practice Areas
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Estate Litigation
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Will Contests
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
701 Palomar Airport Road
Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Telephone: (760) 249-7776